Sussex County Vocational Technical School District



Automotive Technologies is a challenging program dedicated to preparing students for today’s expanding careers in the auto/diesel industry. Because of the compatibility of basic engine components and vehicle operating systems between auto, diesel, and marine engines, units covering basic operation and maintenance of such systems are integrated into a single instructional unit. These units include electrical, engine repair, engine performance, computer-controlled systems, heating, and air conditioning, steering and suspension, and brakes.

Automotive Technologies is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and exceeds the requirements for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. Students can compete in state and national skills competitions through SkillsUSA. During their senior year, they have the opportunity to participate in Work-Based Learning (WBL) to gain valuable real-life work experience.

Future Jobs & Career Paths

  • Auto/Diesel Technician
  • Owner/Operator of Dealership
  • Owner/Operator of Small Business
  • Parts/Sales/Service Person
  • Shop Supervisor
  • Trade and Industry Teacher
  • Recycling/Salvage Yard Operator
  • Small-Engine Repair Technician
  • Marine-Engine Repair Technician
  • Truck Repair Technician
  • Service Writer
  • Field Representative